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Turtle Poems | Examples of Turtle Poetry

Turtle Poems. Below are examples of poems about turtle. This list of poetry about turtle is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of turtle poetry. This list of works about turtle is a great resource for examples of turtle poems and show how to write poems about turtle. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Turtle Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem TURTLE DOVE Line Gauthier Rhyme turtle, bird, dream, encouraging, freedom,
Love Inspires Valentina Iljina-Pechenova Verse turtle, love,
Premium Member Poem Syllable Count Witchcraft Caren Krutsinger Free verse turtle, write,
Premium Member Poem My Stay-Cation Home Caren Krutsinger Free verse turtle, home, house,
Premium Member Poem Love Revisited Betty Janko Rhyme turtle, life, love,
Premium Member Poem Brother Ned's Most Unusual One-Man Band Jim Slaughter Light Verse turtle, humor,
Premium Member Poem More Change More Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse turtle, caregiving, community, environment, health,
Engagement Ollus Ndhom Imagism turtle, 10th grade,
THE ISLAND OF PEACE meditation Pixie Dust Narrative turtle, memory,
Premium Member Poem DIARY NOTES: Another Day sets in Paris T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue turtle, abuse, french, inspirational, judgement,

Mischief
by Lu Loo
If you wanted tears, I would cry a clear azure ocean.
If you wanted a rose, I’d pick a white one with love.
For you have shown...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, love, marriage,

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Love Stanzas
by Connie Marcum Wong
Love Stanzas

I write of celestial moons and flying carpet rides, 
Of seasonal hues and rising tides. 
I write when golden sunlight fills the skies, 
And...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, anniversary, devotion, love, sea,

A father's love
by Wendy Watson


You grieved his soul when you stormed out that day;
Such vitriol re-echoed in your wake.
To spurn a father’s love and walk away
Was more than his...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, betrayal, death, father, forgiveness,

Turtle Wisdom
by M. L. Kiser
Turtle is patient,
Never frantically rushing;
And patience is a virtue.
Virtuous turtle,
Has survived many ages;
Descendant of dinosaurs;
Camper on his back;
Turtle does not travel light;
Still, he will always...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, animal, appreciation, environment, metaphor,

Undying Love- A Reversible Poem
by Lu Loo
I shall think of you, my love
with all my heart you’re mine
like an ivory turtle dove
in flight we shall be divine

you bestow deep adoration
with each...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, love, marriage,

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Invertebrate Indecision
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When Miss Doubtfire moved in
to their heart,
she entered dragon tail swinging
Plastered smiling walls of bachelor resistance
got knocked down
at every single candlelight date demolition

And as the...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, humorous, metaphor, relationship, satire,

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Diary Notes: Lament at Dawn - A Year Ago Yet Now No Change
by T Wignesan
 Diary Notes: Lament at Dawn A Year Ago and yet now No Change
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, august, christian, discrimination, hate,

This Gem Of Mine
by Nick Trim
A dinosaur, 
said he saw, 
the seashore, 
but he wasn't sure 
what the sea was for.
A butterfly, 
said he saw the sky, 
but he didn't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, poetry,

A Klingon Lullaby Of Love
by Earl Schumacker
A Klingon Lullaby Of Love
(In English and Klingon)

Come to me my little Klingon turtle dove
Drive your poisoned knife into my enemy
Feed me their hearts while...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, adventure, confidence, conflict, culture,

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Rabbit DNA
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Hare trigger instincts
always served Roger well
He had an oh, no-no lettuce nose — 
a hyper-keen sense   when to leave
Roger was rabbit good
at knowing...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, parents, parody, truth, wisdom,

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Cycle of Violence
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Violence is a Gaza border constant
Israeli towns receive 
heavy rain
of missile shells
Man-made hell, Hezbollah air sent
Meanwhile, Mossad
infiltrate the tunnels,
unpacking C4 bundles to fiery rent

Refugee status
is...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, death, truth, violence, wisdom,

Upon The Firmament Of Hindsight
by matthew harris
No rocket surgeon,
     nor brain scientist called upon
but only Rudolf the red nose reindeer
solicited as psychological mentor
yes...undoubtedly countless
   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Stalked by August Trees
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Every time I change directions
lately, and possibly beforely,
Trees stand by to mentor
and nurture,
to feed with branched hands
to bleed when uprooted
from aptic past centuries
of hibernating winter...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, august, community, food, health,

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Fertile Turtle On Beach Named Myrtle
by James Horn
Fertile Turtle On Beach Named Myrtle

We finally found out she had been fertile;
And marooned on a beach named Myrtle;
Her spoil;
A big boil;
Each egg did turn...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, allegory, analogy,

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Got GAS--- Flatulence
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Got GAS--- Flatulence


Got me sum delicate tummy
Ate too MUCH late at night
After eight-thirty  for Pete’s sake----
Guess I should not have ate
That cabbage and raw...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, analogy, betrayal, conflict, imagery,

Lurching Toward Grammatical Perfectionism
by matthew harris
To compensate for (A -Z)
     ineradicable alphanumeric
     character flaws (i.e. mutations
     of body...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Fascination --- Glub-Glub
by Gershon Wolf
Little boys are fascinated by dinosaurs
They ask mom and dad for more and more

Could be an allosaur, could be a tyrannosaur
Young lads revel in their...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, animal, boy, parents,

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Duck Pond Disaster
by Kevin Shaw
Duck Pond Disaster

He awoke from hibernation
and dreamed that he could swim.
But Trevor was a Tortoise
So, his chances were very slim.
“I will head down to the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, dream, nonsense, sad, silly,

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Jelly Fish Love Story
by Kevin Shaw
Jelly Fish Love Story

Jelly Fish and Urchin, so very much in love.
Jelly Fish said to Urchin, please be my Turtle Dove.
I will, responded Urchin, I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, nonsense, sad love, sea,

Lil Pump Know
by Mario Vitale

turn up the stereo so everyone goes to hear the song of lil Pump know
bust up the beat to promote its tempo
take you to places...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: turtle, rap,